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To keep our local arts alive, Manoa Valley Theatre (MVT) and Bamboo Ridge Press are collaborating to host a joint fundraiser featuring award-winning poet Cathy Song on Saturday, September 12 at 4:00 PM. Limited in-person seating is available through the Manoa Valley Theatre box office with free virtual access streaming on Facebook Live. Tax-deductible donations are encouraged and can be made at any time to either organization through their respective websites. See promotional material and graphics attached.

Cathy Song will read live on stage to launch her new book All the Love in the World, which can be enjoyed as a collection of individual stories or sequentially as one narrative. The internationally acclaimed poet imbues the bookʻs prose with a unique lyrical style, following a cast of complex characters as they grow through love and loss against the backdrop of a changing world.

The ongoing pandemic has been challenging for many struggling nonprofit organizations. This event is the first of its kind for both Manoa Valley Theatre and Bamboo Ridge Press and will bring in much needed funds as they adapt to the changing climate. Monies raised will go to help both organizations continue to create and promote local art and literature.

Saturday, September 12th 4:00 PM at Manoa Valley Theatre

In-person seats: $35.00 (tax deductible via MVT box office)

Virtual Access: FREE via MVT Facebook Live

Bamboo Ridge Press is a nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation formed in 1978 to foster the appreciation, understanding, and creation of literary, visual, and performing arts by, for, or about Hawaii’s people. The organization is funded by book sales and individual donors and supplemented in part by support from the National Endowment for the Arts; the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai‘i and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts); the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities and the Hawai‘i Community Foundation.

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